Abu Dhabi Fund for Development provides $556.6 million to Sudan

THE Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has provided $556.6 million to Sudan in monetary, economic, and other forms of aid, and said it will continue to provide assistance to Sudan to complete a $1.5 billion grant the UAE committed to last year.

That total included a previously announced $250 million dollar deposit in Sudan’s central bank, as well as $119.8 million in budget support. The aid also included 540,000 tonnes of wheat worth $144.7 million, medical aid worth $19.75 million and educational aid worth $11.4. – Thomson Reuters Foundation.